Our Research

What are the origins of biodiversity?  There is much we still don’t understand about the evolution of new biological species.  Our research focuses on new world tropical butterflies as a model to understand evolution at the population and species level.

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Summer Science Exhibition

Our work is going to be featured at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition in July 2014. We are currently working to develop our stand.

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PostDoc Position available

August 28, 2014

We are advertising for a postdoctoral position in bioinformatics/evolutionary genomics. If you think you might be interested in working in the lab…

Butterfly Biology in Finland

August 20, 2014

Richard Merrill and Chris Jiggins both gave talks at the Butterfly Biology meeting in Turku, Finland last week.

Divergent Dardanus alleles

July 31, 2014

Well done to Martin for publishing his paper in divergent alleles of the engrailed gene associated with mimicry patterns. Just…

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